What is another word for hydrofoil?

91 synonyms found


[ hˈa͡ɪdɹəfˌɔ͡ɪl], [ hˈa‍ɪdɹəfˌɔ‍ɪl], [ h_ˈaɪ_d_ɹ_ə_f_ˌɔɪ_l]

How to use "Hydrofoil" in context?

Hydrofoils are a type of aircraft that use hydrostatic lift to fly. The word hydrofoil comes from the Greek word hydro, meaning water and foil, meaning a sail. Hydrofoils work like a boat powered by a water motor. The hydrofoil's large surface area lifts the air below it, providing forward motion.

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